Associate Provost for Educational Technology

Dr. Mina Lee, Associate Provost for Educational Technology

Dr. Mina Lee

Dr. Mina Lee has served as the Associate Provost for Educational Technology and Development (ET&D) at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) since May 2021.

Dr. Lee was born and grew up in Busan, Korea until she moved to Seoul for a college, where she earned an M.A. and a B.A. in English Language and Literature from Yonsei University. She then moved to the United States to pursue a degree in higher education. She earned both an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles and started her career at DLIFLC in the Undergraduate Education Asian II school in 2004 as a Korean instructor.

She became a team leader of the first Proficiency Enhancement Program team at UAB in 2005. After achieving a historical success with the team, she was selected to be the OPI (Oral Proficiency Interview) Education Specialist at Evaluation and Standards Directorate (former LPAD) from 2007-2011.

Dr. Lee gained a large degree of institutional knowledge and experience while serving on various positions, including Faculty Associate at the Provost Office (2011-2014), Senior Educational Researcher and Director of Training Analysis (APAS-TA, 2014-2016), Assistant Provost for Academic Support (APAS, 2017-2018), and Dean of Asian School II at UGE (2018-2021).